Browsing Lenten Reflections

Solemnity of the Annunciation

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/25/21

"And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord, And my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour. For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed." - Luke 1:46-48

Prayer: Lord, help us to like Mary learn to be docile ... Read More »

Standing in the Fire

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/24/21

"I love you, Lord, my strength, my rock, my fortress, my savior. My God is the rock where I take refuge; my shield, my mighty help, my stronghold. The Lord is worthy of all praise: when I call I am saved from my foes." - Psalm 18:2-4

Prayer: Lord ... Read More »

From Above

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/23/21

"Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. Do not marvel that I said to you, ... Read More »

God Looks Into the Heart

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/22/21

"Therefore whatever you have said in the darkness will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered behind closed doors will be proclaimed on the housetops." - Luke 12:3

Prayer: God, may my heart be pure and innocent, that I belong to You. If there be any ... Read More »

Triumph of Suffering

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/21/21

"My son be attentive to my words; incline your ear to my sayings. Let them not escape from your sight; keep them within your heart. For they are life to him who finds them, and healing to all his flesh. Keep your heart with all vigilance; for from it ... Read More »

In My God I Take Refuge

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/20/21

Reflection based on readings for Saturday daily Mass, click here for readings on USCCB website. 

“O LORD, my God, in you I take refuge; save me from all my pursuers and rescue me, Lest I become like the lion’s prey, to be torn to pieces, with no one to ... Read More »

Hidden & Holy Life of St. Joseph

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/19/21

"Children, listen to me, your father; act accordingly, that you may be safe. For the Lord sets a father in honor over his children and confirms a mother’s authority over her sons. Those who honor their father atone for sins; they store up riches who respect their mother. Those who honor their father will have ... Read More »

Will the Love of God Be Found in You?

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/18/21

"You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water. I have seen you in the sanctuary and beheld your power and your glory. Because your love is better ... Read More »

Can God Forget You?

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/17/21

"But Zion said, “The LORD has forsaken me; my Lord has forgotten me.” Can a mother forget her infant, be without tenderness for the child of her womb? Even should she forget, I will never forget you." - Isaiah 49:14-15

Prayer: Lord, You are ever present to me, You know ... Read More »

Transforming Renewal

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/16/21

"Then He who sat on the throne said, “Behold, I make all things new.” And He said to me, “Write, for these words are true and faithful.” - Revelation 21:5

Prayer: Lord, renew me by Your grace. Help me to be transformed to be like You. Let what You ... Read More »